Breaking – Nitin Nohria to be new Harvard Business School Dean

Just about to take part in a conference call with Harvard President Drew Faust and Professor Nitin Nohria, who has today been named as the new Dean of Harvard Business School. He will take over on July 1.

This is an exciting appointment. Prof Nohria, with his colleague Rakesh Khurana, has led a vigorous debate on business ethics and the need to reform the MBA.

There will be a short news item on www.ft.com later today and more in the paper from my colleague Della Bradshaw in due course.



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